Southdowns

The Southdowns property is a 625-acre addition to Roxborough State Park on the east side. Colorado State Parks, Great Outdoors Colorado, and Douglas County realized the value of this land and collaborated to place a conservation easement on the property.

Year protected: 1997
Acreage: 625
Land Category: Passive Use Open Space/Park Area
Conservation Tool: Fee Title – addition to Roxborough State Park
Cost: $1,000,000 Douglas County, $850,000 Great Outdoors Colorado, $279,757 Friends of Roxborough, $192,139 Colorado State Parks
Partners: Friends of Roxborough, Douglas County, Colorado State Parks, GOCO
Location: East of Roxborough State Park in the Chatfield Basin Priority area